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Tough Calls by Linda D. Henman

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APPENDIX

Your Tough Call Quotient—Your TCQ

On a scale from 1 to 5, with 5 meaning you strongly agree and 1 meaning you strongly disagree, rate the following:

Fortitude

I take appropriate risks.

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I embrace innovation and change.

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I focus more on improvement and growth, not on cutting costs.

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I’m a high-energy go-getter.

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I “leave money on the table” if the project isn’t a good fit.

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Judgment

I disregard unsolicited feedback.

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When I’m 80 percent ready, I move. I don’t need perfection.

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I quickly separate critical issues from unimportant ones.

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I prioritize well and, when necessary, force trade-offs.

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I respond well to surprises, even unpleasant ...

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